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Familiar Faces at “The Acres”

  Lakeport, CA (May, 28, 2013) Saturday June 1st marks the initial visit to the Redwood Acres Raceway in Eureka, California for the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series (SRL), but it is not the first visit for many of the drivers who call the series home.  Redwood Acres Raceway, which is [...]

PETE HOLKO – Rest In Peace

We are very saddened to announce that SPEARS Southwest Tour Series official Pete Holko, died at 5:30 this morning (his coffee time), surrounded by his family.  The Oncologist said this was one of the fastest moving cancers he has seen, the speed was a blessing for Pete, and very [...]

Ross Strmiska Scores Top Three in Vegas

        Manteca, CA – Ross Strmiska and his Mainline Equipment/Jack Tone Vineyards Team finished an impressive third in Saturday night’s SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “GoLiveStream.TV – Blackjack 121” at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.   Strmiska, the third generation driver from Manteca, CA started 14th in the 29 car [...]

TOUGH “BRAKE” FOR LOVELACE

    Roseville CA- After 4 races of a 10 race schedule, The Spears Southwest Tour ‘s Zane Lovelace, driver of the #46 Prestige Autobuyers.com/ MotoFX Toyota Camry finds himself 5th in season points, with only 5 points separating him from 3rd position.  The “Blackjack 121” presented by GoLiveStream.TV at The Bullring [...]

18 WINS BLACKJACK 121

          Bakersfield, CA – Jim Pettit won Saturday night’s “GoLiveStream.TV Blackjack 121” by leading every lap at the Las Vegas Bullring.  Pettit had to hold off the challenges of Greg Pursley, and then Jonathon Gomez and finally the late race charge from series point leader Derek Thorn.  At the checkers, [...]

REPORT from THE BULLRING

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Jim Pettit II of Prunedale, Calif., and Dylan Kwasniewski of Las Vegas shared the spotlight tonight at Las Vegas Motor Speedway">The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Pettit won the 121-lap SPEARS Southwest Tour event and Kwasniewski dominated the second half of the 75-lap Lucas Oil Modified feature. SPEARS SOUTHWEST TOUR: David [...]

Ryan Cansdale Remains Hot in Vegas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SRL Media May 17, 2013 Ryan Cansdale Remains Hot in Vegas Bakersfield, CA – Fourteen-year-old Ryan Cansdale of Laguna Beach, continued his winning streak, with two victories Saturday night in the ‘SRL S2 Tour Series’ ‘twin main’ events at The Bulling at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With his two wins [...]

RESULTS – GoLiveStream.TV Blackjack 121

    Date May 11, 2013 11:30:00 PM Track The BullRing @ Las Vegas 0.375miles Event GoLiveStream.TV "BLACKJACK 121" Group 2013 SPEARS SRL Best Lap Tm 14.922 In Lap 15 Best Speed 90.470 by Greg Pursley Classification Pos No. Name Laps Total time Diff Best time In lap Best speed 1 18 Jim Pettit II 121 1:03:54.601 00:14.938 16 90.374 2 43 Derek Thorn 121 1:03:54.898 00:00.297 00:14.998 74 90.012 3 90 Ross Strmiska 121 1:04:03.572 00:08.971 00:15.128 16 89.238 4 46 Zane Lovelace 121 1:04:07.123 00:12.522 00:15.148 12 89.121 5 0 Cody Hodgson YG 121 1:04:09.631 00:15.030 00:15.080 17 89.523 6 1 Donny St. Ours * YG 121 1:04:11.219 00:16.618 00:15.111 12 89.339 7 29 Greg Voigt 120 1:03:55.548 1 Lap 00:15.020 25 89.880 8 51 Carlos Vieira 120 1:03:59.257 00:03.709 00:15.245 52 88.554 9 39 Cole Custer * YG 120 1:03:59.607 00:04.059 00:15.123 12 89.268 10 57 David Ross 120 1:03:59.890 00:04.342 00:15.085 15 89.493 11 75 Jeremy Doss * YG 120 1:04:02.173 00:06.625 00:15.352 72 87.936 12 19 Brandon White * YG 120 1:04:02.983 00:07.435 00:15.205 73 88.787 13 88 Jason Gilbert 120 1:04:05.003 00:09.455 00:15.383 11 87.759 14 73 Ken Benhamou 119 1:04:05.860 2 [...]

St. Ours Best in Bullring Qualifying

Modesto, CA – 2013 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series rookie contender Donny St. Ours driving the Jeff Strandwold prepared #1 Eibach Springs/K&N Filters Chevrolet set the fastest qualifying lap of the 29 car field at the Bullring in Las Vegas on Saturday.   “It was nice to see Donny set fast [...]

12 – Colby Potts

Driver Hometown: Stockton CA, Oxford MS Car Owner: Greg Potts Crew Members: Mike Nascimento (crew chief), George Parino, Victor Machado, Mikey Nascimento, Henry Nascimento, Chad Nascimento, Ed Lyle, Paul Cardozo Years In Racing: 12 Sponsors: Nascimento Motorsports, Economy Signs, Manteca Tires Family: Father: Greg Potts, Mother: Carla Potts Job Info: Student at Ole Miss Racing Accomplishments: [...]

News and Notes: Saturday, May 11th at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

SPEARS Southwest Tour Series “GoLiveStream.TV – Blackjack 121” CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE:  Defending series champion Derek Thorn (360 pts) currently holds the championship point lead after his wins at Madera and Stockton, two-time series champ Jim Pettit II (340) is second, Jason Gilbert (311) is third, followed by Jacob Gomes (307) [...]

Ross Strmiska Ready to Roll into Vegas

        Manteca, CA – Ross Strmiska and his Mainline Equipment/Jack Tone Vineyards Team are set for this Saturday night’s SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “GoLiveStream.TV – Blackjack 121” at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.   Strmiska, the third generation driver from Manteca, CA climbed to eighth in the SPEARS Southwest [...]

YOUNGEST EVER:

 Cole Custer will make his SPEARS Southwest Tour Series debut this weekend, making him the youngest driver ever to compete in the series, at age 15 years and four months.  Custer currently drives for Ken Schrader Racing in the K&N Pro Series East, where he is currently 13th in [...]

51 FIFTY Energy Drink to have 3 Teams Competing in the NASCAR K&N Pro-Series Race at Stockton 99 Speedway this Weekend

    Livingston, California April 30, 2013   This Saturday May 4th, 2013, 51 FIFTY Energy Drink will have three cars competing in the NASCAR K&N Pro-Series race at the Stockton 99 Speedway. Drivers Carlos Vieira, Ryan Philpott and “Young Gun” Jacob Gomes are looking forward to an exciting race on the 1/4 mile [...]

Ryan Cansdale Wins SRL S2 Event at Irwindale

Photo credit: Courtesy of Irwindale Speedway and www.marvsphotography.com Bakersfield, CA – Fourteen-year-old Ryan Cansdale of Laguna Beach, became the youngest driver ever to win on the Irwindale half-mile, with his victory Saturday night in the ‘SRL S2 Tour Series’ main event.  It was Irwindale Speedway’s second event since it’s reopening [...]

Sour Grapes for Gomez at Apple Cup

                             Twin Falls, Idaho-   With bitter cold wind gusts of nearly 50mph, Jonathon Gomez and The Century Motorsports and Marine Race Team unloaded their #22 Century Motorsports and Marine Chevy Impala Friday with high hopes of winning the Yakima [...]

ERMISH SET TO MAKE SECOND “TOUR” OF DUTY

        Modesto, CA – Beginning at the upcoming race at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Troy Ermish is teaming with Bob Strandwold Racing (BSR) to compete for the remainder of the 2013 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series season, driving the #5 Allied Auto Chevrolet.   "Bob has always had top [...]

Voigt and NTS Motorsports Strong at Stockton 99

      KERNERSVILLE, NC (April 11, 2013) Southwest Tour Series veteran Greg Voigt posted a sixth place finish at Stockton 99 Speedway behind the wheel of the NTS Motorsports #29 Chevrolet in Saturday’s SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “Strandwold Brother 125”.   Voigt of Goleta, CA, a former SPEARS Southwest Tour Series winner at [...]

THORN DOUBLES

  Bakersfield, CA – Heading into the “STRANDWOLD BROTHERS 125 presented by HURST Shifters” last Saturday at Stockton 99 Speedway, the big story was ‘double-file’ restarts for the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series.  Leaving Stockton 99 Speedway, the big story was the battle that waged on the track between Jim Pettit [...]

Top 5 Finish for Zane Lovelace at Stockton 99 Speedway

      ROSEVILLE, California — With a 5th place finish in last weekend’s “STRANDWOLD BROTHERS 125 presented by HURST Shifters” at Stockton 99 Speedway in Stockton California, Zane Lovelace, driver of the #46 Prestige Autobuyers.com/MotoFX Toyota Camry, gains not only momentum but also valuable points in his pursuit of a 2013 [...]

Ross Strmiska Scores Top Five at Stockton 99

Manteca, CA – Ross Strmiska, a third generation driver from Manteca, CA drove the Mainline Equipment/ Jack Tone Vineyards #90 to a fourth place finish in Saturday’s SPEARS Southwest Tour Series race at Stockton 99 Speedway.  With his fourth place run on Saturday, Strmiska moved up to eighth in [...]